Last modified: May 10, 2018
Types of cookies
There are two main types of cookies:
- Session cookies. These are temporary, and will expire at the end of your browsing session once you close your web browser. They allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session.
- Persistent cookies. They have a set expiry date and will be stored on your computer until either this date is reached, or you delete your cookies using your browser settings. They are activated each time that you revisit TipHero.
Cookies used by TipHero
The following table shows the cookies used by TipHero.
|ppv||tiphero.com||Counts the number of pages seen by the visitor.||Never||HTTP Cookie|
|ft||tiphero.com||Stored on first visit, for analytics/statistics purposes.||50 years||HTTP Cookie|
|d9||tiphero.com||Stored after information regarding whether the post was promoted on FB was sent to GTM.||30 minutes||HTTP Cookie|
|d10||tiphero.com||Stored after the time of the first user’s visit was sent to GTM.||30 minutes||HTTP Cookie|
|_ga||tiphero.com||Used to distinguish users. More information here.||2 years||HTTP Cookie|
|_gid||tiphero.com||Used to distinguish users. More information here.||24 hours||HTTP Cookie|
|_gat||tiphero.com||Used to throttle request rate. More information here.||1 minute||HTTP Cookie|
|_gat-UA-***||tiphero.com||Used to throttle request rate. More information here.||1 minute||HTTP Cookie|
|_gads||tiphero.com||Used by the DoubleClick for Publishers service from Google, for targeting/advertising purposes.||2 years||HTTP Cookie|
|__cfduid||tiphero.com||Used by Cloudflare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. More information here.||1 year||HTTP Cookie|
TipHero uses third-party suppliers and partners that may also set cookies on your computer or mobile device as you browse our website.
Our advertising partners may set cookies on your devices for targeting purposes. You can read more about their policies and change their settings by following the links below (note that this list contains some — but may not contain all — partners):
Facebook Audience Network – https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/
Index Exchange – http://www.indexexchange.com/privacy/
Video Player Cookies
Some of TipHero’s articles include videos, which may be operated by third-party services. Those video players may store cookies on your browser in order to properly function or to display targeted ads. You may find more information and change the cookie settings of each player via the following links (note that this list contains some — but may not contain all — services):
YouTube – https://policies.google.com/privacy
JW Player – https://www.jwplayer.com/privacy/
Rumble – https://rumble.com/s/privacy.html
Facebook Conversion Tracking Pixel
TipHero uses the Conversion Tracking Pixel service of Facebook, which helps us track conversions from Facebook ads, and allows Facebook to optimize ads based on collected data and build targeted audiences for future ads.
You can read Facebook’s Data Policy here: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php, and configure your Facebook ads settings here: https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen.
How to disable cookies in major browsers
Most web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, etc.) will allow you to block cookies from being installed on your device via their settings.
Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following links:
Safari – https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411
Mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to block cookies using their mobile browser.
Please note that we may modify this policy in compliance with legal or regulatory requirements. Regardless, we will post any changes on this page and post the effective date of the policy on the top of this page.